Menšiny a revize výkladu českých poválečných dějin
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Minorities and the Revision of Post-war Czech History
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In his book, Nejsou jako my: Česká společnost a menšiny v pohraničí (1945–1960) (They Are Not Like Us: Czech Society and Minorities in the Borderlands, 1945–90; Prague: Antikomplex, 2011), the young historian Matěj Spurny has, according to the author, done excellent work in researching three selected minorities in the Czech borderlands in the fi rst fi fteen years since the end of the Second World – the ethnic Germans who were not expelled, the Roma, and the Volhynian Czechs. He focuses mainly on the development of the attitudes of majority society towards these minorities and on their role in the politics of the Czechoslovak state and the Czechoslovak Communist Party.
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